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  • Photo Coverage: Public Theater's THE FORTRESS OF SOLITUDE Celebrates Opening NightPhoto Coverage: Public Theater's THE FORTRESS OF SOLITUDE Celebrates Opening Night
    by Jennifer Broski - Oct 23, 2014

    The Public Theater presents The Fortress of Solitude, a world premiere musical with a book by Itamar Moses, and music and lyrics by Michael Friedman. Conceived and directed by Daniel Aukin, The Fortress of Solitude runs through Sunday, November 2. BroadwayWorld brings you phtotos from opening night below! (more...)

    Tonya Pinkins, Trezana Beverley & More to Star in Yale Rep's WAR; Cast Announced!Tonya Pinkins, Trezana Beverley & More to Star in Yale Rep's WAR; Cast Announced!
    by BWW News Desk - Oct 22, 2014

    YALE REPERTORY THEATRE presents the world premiere of WAR by Branden Jacobs-Jenkins, directed by Lileana Blain-Cruz, November 21–December 13 at Yale Repertory Theatre (1120 Chapel Street). The company opening is scheduled for Friday, November 28. The official press opening will follow on Saturday, November 29. (more...)

    Tony Winner Phylicia Rashad Set for 2014 Gold Coast Int'l Film FestivalTony Winner Phylicia Rashad Set for 2014 Gold Coast Int'l Film Festival
    by Movies News Desk - Oct 3, 2014

    From November 3-9, 2014 the Gold Coast Arts Center, in conjunction with the Town of North Hempstead, will present the 4th annual Gold Coast International Film Festival (GCIFF), and everyone's invited-again-to join us for this special week of films, parties, panels, and glamour! (more...)

    Photo Coverage: Inside the YOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOU Opening Night ArrivalsPhoto Coverage: Inside the YOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOU Opening Night Arrivals
    by Walter McBride - Sep 29, 2014

    Moss Hart and George S. Kaufman's Pulitzer Prize-winning play YOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOU just opened last night, September 28, 2014, at the Longacre Theatre (220 West 48th Street), after 32 previews. The production is directed by six-time Tony Award-nominee and Drama Desk Award winnerScott Ellis (The Mystery of Edwin Drood, Twelve Angry Men, 1776) and will play a 19-week limited engagement. BroadwayWorld was there for the special evening and below, you can check out photos from the star-studded red carpet! (more...)

    Photo Flash: Phylicia Rashad Interviews Billie Allen for LPTW 'Oral History' EventPhoto Flash: Phylicia Rashad Interviews Billie Allen for LPTW 'Oral History' Event
    by BWW News Desk - Sep 24, 2014

    At Monday night's League of Professional Theatre Women (LPTW) Oral History event (Monday September 22, 2014), Tony Award-Winning actress Phylicia Rashad interviewed stage and screen legend, activist and philanthropist Billie Allen to a standing-room-only audience at the Bruno Walter Auditorium at the NYPL of the Performing Arts at Lincoln Center. Scroll down for photos from the evening! (more...)

    Emerson Theatre Collaborative to Present HOUR FARTHER, 10/3-4
    by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2014

    Emerson Theatre Collaborative (ETC), in association with Black Stars of the Great White Way - a Chapman Roberts and Richard Allen Center for Art & Culture, announces its production of the play, Hour Farther written by David Horace Greer, directed by Camilla Ross, and starring renowned stage and screen actor and singer, Kirk Taylor. Most recently, Mr. Taylor had the honor of working alongside the late Robin Williams and Mila Kunis in the film, The Angriest Man In Brooklyn directed by Phillip Alden Robinson. (more...)

    Court Theatre & American Blues Theater Extend NATIVE SONCourt Theatre & American Blues Theater Extend NATIVE SON
    by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2014

    Due to early ticket demand, Court Theatre and American Blues Theater announce an extension to the world premiere of American Blues Ensemble Member Nambi E. Kelley's new adaptation of Richard Wright's classic novel, Native Son, directed by Seret Scott. Native Son will now run September 11 - October 19, 2014 at Court Theatre, 5535 S. Ellis Avenue. (more...)

    Phylicia Rashad Among Nominees for 24th Annual NAACP THEATRE AWARDSPhylicia Rashad Among Nominees for 24th Annual NAACP THEATRE AWARDS
    by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2014

    This year's show will be hosted by Kym Whitley, star of the humorous and poignant docu-series "Raising Whitley" on Oprah Winfrey's The OWN Network. (more...)

    League of Professional Theatre Women Unveils Analysis of Women Working Off-BroadwayLeague of Professional Theatre Women Unveils Analysis of Women Working Off-Broadway
    by BWW News Desk - Sep 9, 2014

    The League of Professional Theatre Women (LPTW), as part of an initiative called Women Count, are pleased to present an analysis of women employed Off-Broadway in the four most recent theatrical seasons. A number of efforts to count, study, analyze and report on the status of women in theatre, in recent years, have focused on playwrights and directors. This new study looks at a broader range of professional roles with a specific focus on Off-Broadway productions. (more...)

    CTG Sets 2015 Season at Mark Taper Forum: THE PRICE with Kate Burton & Alan Mandell, Phylicia Rashad-Helmed IMMEDIATE FAMILY & MoreCTG Sets 2015 Season at Mark Taper Forum: THE PRICE with Kate Burton & Alan Mandell, Phylicia Rashad-Helmed IMMEDIATE FAMILY & More
    by BWW News Desk - Sep 9, 2014

    Three bold new plays and two classic dramas will be presented in Center Theatre Group's 2015 season at the Mark Taper Forum, it was announced today by CTG Artistic Director Michael Ritchie. (more...)

    Lookingglass Theatre to Open 27th Season With Midwest Premiere of DEATH TAX, 9/2-10/12Lookingglass Theatre to Open 27th Season With Midwest Premiere of DEATH TAX, 9/2-10/12
    by BWW News Desk - Sep 4, 2014

    Kicking off its 27th Season, Lookingglass Theatre Company presents Death Tax, by Lucas Hnath, and directed by Ensemble Member Heidi Stillman. Death Tax runs September 2, 2014 - October 12, 2014 at Lookingglass Theatre Company, located inside Chicago's historic Water Tower Water Works, 821 N. Michigan Ave. at Pearson. The Press Opening is Friday, September 12, 2014 at 7:30 p.m. (more...)

    Tony Winner Anika Noni Rose Joins Instagram!Tony Winner Anika Noni Rose Joins Instagram!
    by BWW News Desk - Sep 2, 2014

    BroadwayWorld has just learned that stage and screen star Anika Noni Rose has joined Instagram. Folllow Anika and stay in the know about her latest projects @anikaaroundtheworld. (more...)

    Phylicia Rashad to Interview Billie Allen at New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, 9/22Phylicia Rashad to Interview Billie Allen at New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, 9/22
    by BWW News Desk - Aug 25, 2014

    The League of Professional Theatre Women is pleased to present Actor/Director/Philanthropist BILLIE ALLEN for the next Oral History interview. ALLEN will sit down with Tony Award-Winning Actress PHYLICIA RASHAD to discuss her fascinating work as a theatre artist. The event will be Monday, September 22, 2014 at 6:00 pm at the Bruno Walter Auditorium of the New York Public Library for the Performing Arts on 65th Street & Amsterdam Avenue. Admission is free, but seats will be on a first-come-first-seated basis. (more...)

    Meet the Current Casts of Broadway's Long Running Hits -MAMMA MIA!Meet the Current Casts of Broadway's Long Running Hits -MAMMA MIA!
    by BWW Special Coverage - Aug 20, 2014

    A great, big Broadway season is on its way, with fourteen productions already slated to open in the next few months. With weeks until the craziness begins, there is still plenty of time to catch up on what's been going on at Broadway's already occupied theaters . BroadwayWorld will be profiling the hits of the Great White Way that continue to draw crowds after months, years, and (in some cases) decades. Meet the current cast of Broadway's MAMMA MIA! below! (more...)

    FLASH FRIDAY: First Midnight! INTO THE WOODS Casts A Spell Onstage & OnscreenFLASH FRIDAY: First Midnight! INTO THE WOODS Casts A Spell Onstage & Onscreen
    by Pat Cerasaro - Aug 1, 2014

    Today we are celebrating the lineage of Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine's family-friendly fairy tale musical INTO THE WOODS now that we have gotten our very first glimpse of the new big screen edition starring Meryl Streep and Johnny Depp late this week via an attention-grabbing new teaser trailer and production photos. (more...)

    Alec Baldwin, David Henry Hwang and More Covered at the 92Y in 2014Alec Baldwin, David Henry Hwang and More Covered at the 92Y in 2014
    by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2014

    92Y celebrates all things Theater -- plays, musicals (including theater's sister, movie musicals), songwriters, actors, playwrights -- even Broadway ghosts! (more...)

    From Sea to Shining Sea- Where to Find the Brightest Stars at Regional Theaters This Summer!From Sea to Shining Sea- Where to Find the Brightest Stars at Regional Theaters This Summer!
    by BWW Special Coverage - Jul 15, 2014

    New York City is the place where stars flock to take their turns on the grandest stages in the world. Throughout the past year, Broadway has welcomed such film and television stars as Daniel Radcliffe, Patrick Stewart, Bryan Cranston, Debra Messing and Ian McKellen, as well as a slew of celebrated Broadway favorites such as Sutton Foster, Audra McDonald, Neil Patrick Harris and many more. The Great White Way isn't the only place for stars to shine on stage though. During the summer months, many cherished performers travel to regional theatres around the country to share their extraordinary talents with the rest of America. Below, BroadwayWorld brings you a roundup of this summer's starriest productions at a theatre near you! (more...)

    VIDEO:  Behind-the-Scenes of the BLOSSOM Cast ReunionVIDEO: Behind-the-Scenes of the BLOSSOM Cast Reunion
    by TV News Desk - Jul 5, 2014

    The cast of NBC's 1990's sitcom BLOSSOM got together recently to celebrate the show's return to the airwaves on The HUB Network. Check below for a behind-the-scenes video of their reunion. (more...)

    Lookingglass Theatre to Present DEATH TAX, 9/2-10/12Lookingglass Theatre to Present DEATH TAX, 9/2-10/12
    by BWW News Desk - Jul 1, 2014

    Kicking off its 27th Season, Lookingglass Theatre Company presents Death Tax, by Lucas Hnath, and directed by Ensemble Member Heidi Stillman. Death Tax runs September 2, 2014 - October 12, 2014 at Lookingglass Theatre Company, located inside Chicago's historic Water Tower Water Works, 821 N. Michigan Ave. at Pearson. The Press Opening is Friday, September 12, 2014 at 7:30 p.m.. (more...)

    WAKE UP with BWW 6/30/14 - Jimmy Awards, New 'Roxie', Shakespeare in America, Sing for Pride and More!WAKE UP with BWW 6/30/14 - Jimmy Awards, New 'Roxie', Shakespeare in America, Sing for Pride and More!
    by Jessica Showers - Jun 30, 2014

    Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Because we know all our readers eat, sleep and breathe Broadway, what could be better than waking up to it? Today's big news: CHICAGO gets a new Roxie, the Jimmys are tonight, go UP CLOSE with SUBMISSIONS ONLY, and talk Shakespeare will celebs at the Delacorte! (more...)

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